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[movies][China Clipper] - Unknown
CHINA CLIPPER (Pan American Airways) flying over Oakland and Alameda (California) and through incomplete towers of San Francisco - Oakland Bay Bridge and through towers of Golden Gate Bridge; also scenes of Clipper over San Francisco. • 57:55- 1:46:04 Aerial shot of a plane flying over San Francisco—we see the city, Alcatraz, and Marin. The plane flies over the beginnings of the Golden Gate bridge—only the main pillars stand across from one another.
[movies][Reno Flood] - Unknown
Reno, Nevada: Raging floods cut a wide swath through Reno / camera pans of the roaring waters as they flow by houses, trees and commercial buildings / people on housetops and at elevated areas watch the growing flood / many different camera angles of the flooding waters
[movies][Reno Flood] - Unknown
Raging floods cut a wide swath through Reno, Nevada.
Keywords: Natural disasters; Nevada: Reno; Rivers: Western U.S
Downloads: 4,022 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies][Martinez, California Scenes] - Unknown
Scenes shot in Martinez, Contra Costa County, California, on San Pablo Bay, apparently in the late 1920s. Images include: pans over the waterfront; workers at the Bay Specialty Company; the erection of the American Plywood factory; white-collar men exiting a meeting, greeting the camera and tipping their hats; workers at the Martinez Steam Laundry posing; flappers outside another business; entrance to Alhambra Union High School and students leaving; high-school girls in typing class; Martinez El...
Keywords: San Francisco Bay Area: Martinez; Occupations: Laundry; Children
Downloads: 11,385 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]Ceiling on Your Home, A - Unknown
Economic factors affecting postwar deflation; an appeal to the public to assist in retail price control; difficulties World War II veterans faced in locating jobs and housing.
Keywords: World War II: Postwar issues; Houses and homes; Economics
Downloads: 3,683 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Time Savers for House Makers - Unknown
Screen ad for instant laundry starch.
Keywords: Advertising: Screen ads; Home economics: Laundry; Starch
Downloads: 628,395 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies][Completion of Northwestern Pacific Rail Road] (Part II) - Unknown
Golden Spike ceremonies and celebration for the completion of the Northwestern Pacific Rail Road, October 23-25, 1914. Filmed in Willits, Cain Rock, Arcata and Eureka, California.
Keywords: California; Transportation: Railroad
Downloads: 11,780 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Road Runners - Unknown

Downloads: 100
[movies][Redwood Empire Special and Lumber Mills] - Unknown
Condensed version of Golden Spike Celebration on 10/23/14 for the completion of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad, held at Cain Rock, Humboldt County, California
Downloads: 72
[movies]Road Runners - Unknown
Outlaw hotrodders become law-abiding gearheads after a community organizes supervised racing clubs and timing associations.
Keywords: Car culture: Hot rods; Car culture: Youth; Safety: Automotive
Downloads: 21,168 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Extra (Esso Screen Ad) - Unknown
Part-animated screen ad for Esso "Extra" gasoline.
Keywords: Advertising: Screen ads; Animation: Advertising; Oil industry
Downloads: 41,585 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(9 reviews)
[movies][Kay Stinson, Aviator] - Unknown
Kay Stinson, noted woman aviatrix, breaks the speed record from San Diego to San Francisco with an average speed of 66 mph.
Keywords: Aviation: Women; San Francisco: Aviation
Downloads: 4,697 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies][Home Movies: Cailfornia (?)] - Unknown
Skeletal Entry
Downloads: 55
[movies]This Is My Railroad (Part II) - Unknown
Operations of the Southern Pacific Railroad, with many images of the territory that it serves. With excellent footage of snow management and removal operations in the Sierra Nevada mountains.
Keywords: Transportation: Railroad; U.S.: West; California: History and culture
Downloads: 25,536 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Flying the Lindbergh Trail (Part II) - Unknown
Aerial travelogue of South America.
Keywords: Aviation: History; South America; Travelogues
Downloads: 3,163 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Welcome Guest in the House, A - Unknown
Tribute to television as servant of the public in the Cold War era.
Keywords: Media: Television; Cold War; Journalism
Downloads: 8,412 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(8 reviews)
[movies]Party Magic (Beich Screen Ad--"Whiz" Bar) - Unknown
Screen ad for Beich "Whiz Bar" candy featuring teenagers and a magic trick.
Keywords: Advertising: Screen ads; Candy; Magic
Downloads: 14,693 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(10 reviews)
[movies][Completion of Northwestern Pacific Rail Road] (Part I) - Unknown
Golden Spike ceremonies and celebration for the completion of the Northwestern Pacific Rail Road, October 23-25, 1914. Filmed in Willits, Cain Rock, Arcata and Eureka, California.
Keywords: California: History and culture; Transportation: Railroad; California: Redwood Empire
Downloads: 9,641 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies][Home Movies: Winchester Mystery House, Stanford University, and University of California, Berkeley] - Unknown
Shows construction on Sproul Plaza at the University of California, Berkeley campus.
Downloads: 71
[movies]Here Is China (Part I) - Unknown
Portrait of the Chinese people and how they were affected by Japanese aggression.
Keywords: World War II: China; China
Downloads: 4,150 1.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Making a New Day Out of Tuesday (Part II) - Unknown
How the Ironrite automatic ironing machine makes the life of the housewife much easier.
Keywords: Home economics: Laundry; Occupations: Housework; Appliances: Sales
Downloads: 10,777 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Oil for Aladdin's Lamp (revised version) - Unknown
The romance of the petroleum industry, showing how dependent our society is on oil and petrochemical products. Remake and update of the original (1933) version.
Keywords: Oil industry; Chemistry; Energy
Downloads: 5,244 3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars3.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Oldsmobile Presents the "Sixty" B-44 (1942 Oldsmobile Playlets) - Unknown
Advertising
Downloads: 799
[movies][Parade Celebrating Chinese Republic] - Unknown
San Francisco, California: Parade celebrating the formation of the Chinese Republic under Sun Yat-Sen / first parade held outside of mainland China / Officials in autos / crowds with flags / parade held near San Francisco's Chinatown
Downloads: 41
[movies]Movie Trailers: "Doomsday" Horror Animation - Unknown
Tongue-in-cheek horror movie trailer.
Keywords: Motion pictures: Trailers; Animation
Downloads: 47,963 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies]Our Home Town: Levittown, Pa. - Unknown
Advertising film presenting landmarks, businesses and people of a well-known Philadelphia suburb, one of the planned communities built by William Levitt & Sons.
Keywords: Levittown, Pa; Philadelphia, Pa; Suburbia
Downloads: 11,463 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]All Out for Victory - Unknown
Contributions of handicapped and disabled workers to World War II industrial production.
Keywords: World War II: Homefront
Downloads: 6,759 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Behind the Freedom Curtain - Unknown
Sales film for voting machines, promoting them as engines of governmental efficiency and practical democracy.
Keywords: Voting; Political campaigns and elections; Human rights
Downloads: 14,827 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(6 reviews)
[movies][California State Highway 101 Opening] - Unknown
Opening of California State Highway 101 at San Francisco, with 50,000 people in attendance; parade of automobiles from San Francisco Civic Center; Mayor James "Sunny Jim" Rolph of San Francisco; Mayor Taylor of San Mateo; county supervisors; Queen Clara Carli; aerial views of highway and air-to-air shots of airplane carrying dignitaries. The highway linked San Francisco with northern San Mateo County to the south.
Keywords: San Francisco: Infrastructure; Celebrations; Infrastructure: Roads and highways
Downloads: 4,680 2.00 out of 5 stars2.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies][United Nations Conference on International Organization, San Francisco, 1945] - Unknown
Portraits of the motion picture industry reps at the United Nations Conference on International Organization, San Francisco, April 25, 1945. Official Representatives of the Motion Picture Industry serving at the United Nations Security Conference. Claude F. Lee, Howard Dietz, J. Noel Macy, Charles Einfield, Glendon Allvine, Claude Collins. This film of highlights and personalities is dedicated to the hopes of the Conference...
Downloads: 110
[movies]Film Mystery, A (Dreft Screen Ad) - Unknown
Screen ad for Dreft detergent, featuring an unconvincing demonstration.
Keywords: Advertising: Screen ads; Houses and homes: Kitchens; Consumerism
Downloads: 34,722 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(7 reviews)
[movies]Coney Island - Unknown
The great amusement zone in its heyday.
Keywords: Amusement parks; Coney Island; New York City: History
Downloads: 70,349 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(10 reviews)
[movies]Trees to Tribunes - Unknown
How newspapers are produced, beginning in the forest.
Keywords: Media: Newspapers
Downloads: 4,916 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Vision in the Forest - Unknown
While country music singer Vaughn Monroe camps with his family in a beautiful forest, one of his daughters encounters a talking Smokey Bear in a clearing and has a near-mystical experience that teaches her to respect the danger of forest fire.
Keywords: Sustainability; Forest industry; Fires and firefighting
Downloads: 13,831 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(5 reviews)
[movies]Communication: A Film Lesson in General Science / Development of Communication - Unknown
Much of film is composed of CUs and hand-lettered captions. CU simple electric bell circuit with hand pushing button. Animated art card showing operation of electric bell circuit. Animation of electromagnet within bell circuit. CU telegrapher sending Morse code with old automatic key CU hand operating old telegraph key CU telegraph receiver clicking out Morse code CU telegraph tape being recorded in ink (looks a little like an EKG, electrocardiogram) Scene aboard a cable-laying ship, showing cab...
Downloads: 277
[movies]Oil for Aladdin's Lamp (revised version) - Unknown

Downloads: 84
[movies]Let's Go Bowling (Part II) - Unknown
Culture and practice of bowling in 1950s America.
Keywords: Sports: Bowling; Recreation; Gender roles
Downloads: 9,842 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Here Is China (Part II) - Unknown
Portrait of the Chinese people and how they were affected by Japanese aggression.
Keywords: World War II: China; China
Downloads: 4,081 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(1 review)
[movies]Around the World in New York - Unknown
Views of immigrant and ethnic communities in New York City.
Keywords: New York City; Immigration; Chinese Americans
Downloads: 15,922 2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars2.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies][San Francisco Scenes] - Unknown
San Francisco scenes. Aerials; Pacific Telephone Building; looking down Market Street, shot from around 8th Street; Ferry Building; Goat Island, ferry in background; maps of San Francisco Bay; view through Golden Gate; ferry and shipping on Bay; pan shot of waterfront piers from the air; maps; MS Ferry Building with streetcars in front; streetcars (trolleys) turning; crowds; ferries approaching berth, seen from Ferry Building; ferries passing on the Bay; Oakland and Lake Merritt, Oakland City Ha...
Downloads: 118
[movies]Perversion for Profit (Part II) - Unknown
Anti-pornography film produced by financier Charles Keating, linking pornography to the Communist conspiracy and the decline of Western civilization.
Keywords: Culture wars; Sexualities; Pornography
Downloads: 132,936 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(43 reviews)
[movies][Panama-Pacific International Exposition] - Unknown

Downloads: 54
[movies][Caroll's Beauty Salon, Hamtramck, Michigan] - Unknown
Rare view inside a community beauty salon, possibly made as part of a long-forgotten promotional film.
Keywords: Beauty salons; Occupations: Cosmetology; Gender roles
Downloads: 10,101 4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars4.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Heavenly Bodies - Unknown
Visionary 1920s film containing imaginative astrophysical visualizations.
Keywords: Astronomy; Physics
Downloads: 17,889 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]Beef Rings the Bell (Part I) - Unknown
Beef's importance to American society and economy, and the Union Pacific Railroads's importance to the beef industry.
Keywords: Meat: Production; Transportation: Railroad; Agriculture: Food industry
Downloads: 8,609 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]Let's Go Bowling (Part I) - Unknown
Culture and practice of bowling in 1950s America.
Keywords: Sports: Bowling; Recreation; Gender roles
Downloads: 12,390 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
[movies]You Are the Switchman - Unknown
When "John Doe" finds a sore on his lip, he must commit to seeing a doctor. His decision is likened to the position of a railroad switchman who controls the movement of trains. The necessity of early cancer diagnosis and treatment is combined in this film with the medical profession's wish to intervene. Film about cancer danger signals and how you should be on the lookout for them. First there is a narrative about a father with a sore which won't heal on his lip...
Downloads: 117
[movies]Long Street, The - Unknown
How the Salvation Army responds to human needs. Includes many images of depressed neighborhoods and skid rows in San Francisco and other California cities, as well as the construction of Daly City.
Keywords: Social services; Salvation Army; San Francisco Bay Area
Downloads: 2,655 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(2 reviews)
[movies]California the Golden - Unknown
Scenic tour of 1930s California.
Keywords: California: History and culture
Downloads: 3,719 3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars3.50 out of 5 stars(3 reviews)
[movies]As the Twig Is Bent... - Unknown
On the problem of youth crime during World War II and the fear that America would lose a generation of children to delinquency.
Keywords: Juvenile delinquency; World War II: Homefront; World War II: Youth
Downloads: 8,001 4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars4.00 out of 5 stars(4 reviews)
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